Re: smbfs mount over internet?
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On Thursday 17 October 2002 17:38, Matt Price wrote:
> ok, here's an odd one,
> the webserver at my uni runs unix but doesn't allow nfs access. It
> does, however, allow remote access via samba. Question: can I mount
> a remote samba volume over the internet using smbfs? If so, what's
> the syntax for the fstab entry? If not, anyone see some other way
> for me to mount my (remote) home directory as a vodlume on my woody
> box? I'm getting tired of ftp.
You can do something like
smbmount -o [options] ip=<server_ip> //groupname/sharename mountpoint
which tends to work well. But if the server goes down or becomes
unreachable for some other reason, you can have on hell of a time
trying to unmount it.
Embedded Linux -- True multitasking!
TWO TOASTS AT THE SAME TIME!
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